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I was wondering does the body manufacture its own ldl cholesterol or does it need a external source?

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Both...: LDL, the "bad cholesterol" is manufactured by the body in the liver as well as coming from diet.

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